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Definition: Wall gillyflower
, n. [OE. gilofre, gilofer, clove,
OF. girofre, girofle, F. girofle: cf. F. girofl['e]e
gillyflower, fr. girofle, Gr. ? clove tree; ? nut + ? leaf,
akin to E. foliage. Cf. Caryophyllus
[Written also gilliflower
1. A name given by old writers to the clove pink (Dianthus Caryophyllus
) but now to the common stock (Matthiola incana
), a cruciferous plant with showy and fragrant
blossoms, usually purplish, but often pink or white.
2. A kind of apple, of a roundish conical shape, purplish red
color, and having a large core.
, the clove pink.
, the ragged robin (Lychnis Flos-cuculi
, or Winter gillyflower
, the thrift (Armeria vulgaris
, the wallflower (Cheiranthus Cheiri
, the water violet.